Early 19th century Staffordshire pearlware large jug, with hand coloured transfer printed decoration of a seated ‘Toby Philpot’ type character with the inscription :
With my Jug in one hand
and my Pipe in the other
I’ll drink to my neighbours & friend
I’ll not trouble my head
With the care of the nation
I have anough of my own for to mind. [sic]
Inscribed ‘Will’m BUNN, SMITHWICK, 1805‘
The reverse decorated with a hunters catch and equipment festooned on a tree.
Height: 17.00cm (6.69 inches)
Condition: Crazing and staining to glaze. Chips. No restoration.
Stock ref: 15014/sgo-pi